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Introducing Miami’s 2019 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow


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EDITOR’S NOTE 4 LEGACY MIAMI’S 2019 40 UNDER 40 HONOREES 5 LEGACY’S 40 UNDER 40 BOARD OF DIRECTORS 6 CHAIRWOMAN’S REPORT By Audrey M. Edmonson

BUSINESS REPORT

By Beatrice Louissaint

7 ENTREPRENEURSHIP MEDIA ENTREPRENEUR BUILDS PIPELINE FOR SOUTH FLORIDA FILM INDUSTRY By Kallan Louis

8 PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP The ‘Robin Hood of Media’ Hopes 

to Give Black Businesses a Seat at the Table By Christian Portilla

CAREER LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT By Mary Davids

10 COVER STORY

Millennials Lead the Way in Legacy Miami’s 2019 Class of ‘40 Under 40’

On the cover, we feature five of our talented 40 Under 40 honorees. They recently spent one weekday morning under bright lights for the photo shoot, which was set at the luxurious Acqualina Resort and Spa in Sunny Isles. I enjoy these photo shoots because it allows me to really get to know the honorees on a personal level. If I had to guess before meeting honoree Jeff Rocker, I would have thought he was a model or an actor. He’s actually a licensed marriage and family therapist. At just 31, he says people always inquire how a young

single guy with no children can mend families and marriages. Seven years ago he opened the non-profit agency called How We See It, Inc. Rocker says he entered this profession to help fill a void in the black community. “For me, while growing up, there was no such thing as a therapist, let alone and black therapist,” Rocker told me. As it turns out, Rocker has dabbled in modeling and acting. A little known fact is that he’s also talented at playing the piano and the drums. Rocker tells me he’s currently working on his doctorate in marriage and family therapy at Nova Southeastern University. When Dr. Tracy Timberlake arrived at the photoshoot, the room lit up. She has a bubbly personality that is contagious. If Timberlake looks familiar to you it’s because she writes Legacy’s social media column, helping our readers navigate technology. She’s the reason I uploaded the Instagram TV app on my phone, which allows me to create my own channel and upload long-form videos. I’ve known filmmaker Marco Malinet, better known as Marco Mall, for several years now. He has invited me to speak at his 1st Take film camp, which challenges kids to write, film and edit a short film in less

than a week. Malinet showed up on set at the photoshoot wearing designer sneakers by rapper Master P and his son Romeo Miller. I suggested he wear his black dress shoes for this sophisticated shoot. I’m glad he didn’t listen to me because his choice of shoes shows his style. Honoree Latrice Hill was excited to share some good news with me. She runs the Inner City Dance Club of Miami, which is opening doors for dozens of young AfricanAmerican dancers. Her students are headed to Europe for an international competition. They are already winners. And speaking of dance, honoree Christina Spigner asked me if she should wear her heels or her ballet shoes for the photoshoot. Yes, she’s a real-life ballerina who is now taking center stage in Legacy magazine. Check out the cover to see which shoes she ended up choosing. I look forward to meeting all of our 40 Under 40 honorees at an upcoming event dedicated to them. It will be yet another opportunity for us to network, relish the moment, and get to know each other outside of our busy professional lives.

Russell Motley Legacy Editor-in-Chief rm@miamediagrp.com

By Zach Rinkins

12 POLITICS

By Christopher Norwood

MEDIATION/ARBITRATION

By Stanley Zamor

14 SOCIAL MEDIA

By Dr. Tracy Timberlake

15 AFRICAN AMERICAN RESEARCH LIBRARY By Makiba Foster

16 ABOUT TOWN

Scholarships on the Seas Women’s Power Caucus  The Broward Education Foundation

17 ABOUT TOWN Black Owned Media Alliance (BOMA) Symposium

Pumps, Pearls, and Politics 18 LEGACY BRIEFS On the cover: (standing, l-r) Marco Malinet, Dr. Tracy Timberlake, Jeff Rocker; (sitting l-r) Latrice Hill, Christina Spigner. The cover photo was taken courtesy of Acqualina Resort and Spa, 17875 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles, FL

Russell Motley Editor-in-Chief

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Shannel Escoffery

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Sabrina Moss-Solomon Designer

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Cover Photo

Member of the Black Owned Media Alliance (BOMA)

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Cover Make-up Artist

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Legacy Miami’s 2019 40 Under 40 Honorees

JOHN AARON

TONY BARNES

Real Estate Mogul Aaron Organization

Founder Tony Barnes Productions

JOSEPH ELLICK JR.

HON. MCKENZIE FLEURIMOND

CEO Highly Unique South Florida

KEVIN JENNINGS

General Manager The Midas Companies

DOMINIQUE E. MOODY

Commissioner City of North Miami Beach

DEREK JONES

PHILLIP MATTHEW BROWN JR.

GENEVIEVE CARVIL-HARRIS

ERIC FOSTER II

TAHLIA R. GRAY, MBA City of Miami

Three-time NBA Champion, Philanthropist and Businessman Udonis Haslem Children’s Foundation

Executive Director In City Dance Club of Miami

N.E.T. Administrator: Overtown City of Miami/Brand 2 Brand Marketing Inc.

Licensed Practical Nurse Jessie Trice Community Health System

MICHAEL JOSEPH

CHRISTINE LOUISSAINT, ESQ.

JEREMY MATHIS CEO House Hogs

JOSHUA A. MATHIS

Owner Freedom Cash Home Buyers

HERMAN MCLEAN

MARCO MOLINET

ROSHELL R. RINKINS

ALECIA RODRIGUEZ

BRITTANY A. SHARPTON

Multimedia Photographer & Editor, WSVN

President/Founder Get After It Now, Inc

CEO UnitedCoin Foundation, Inc.

Commissioner City of North Miami Beach

ROSIE NWAKANMA

ADRIAN K. REYNOLDS

Capacity Building Strategist Free To Live Management Services, LLC

Associate General Counsel Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company

ALTHERESA CLARK, LCSW Therapist Inspire4Purpose, LLC

UDONIS HASLEM

VICKY COLAS

Chef, Nutritionist, Entrepreneur Pro Kitchen Hub, LLC & Unique Culinary Group, LLC

LATRICE HILL

Administrative Officer III Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation

Director, Global Strategic Sourcing, Technology & Innovation, Carnival Corporation

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Medical Education, University of Miami

Director, Grants Administration The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

REGGIE ROBY

Lieutenant Broward County Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue

JEFF ROCKER, LMHC

BROOKE SHARPTON

JANEICE SMITH-ALEXANDRE

CHRISTINA SPIGNER

ROBERT STEPHENS

MYRTIL DEJEAN TALKS, JR.

DR. TRACY TIMBERLAKE

Portfolio Officer Grove Bank & Trust

School Counselor/ CEO RIZE, Inc.

Corps de ballet Miami City Ballet

Lead Pastor/CEO The Grace Center Church

Owner Blue Light Consulting Services

CEO How We See It, Inc.

Founder Drtracytimberlake.com

ERIC D. COLEMAN, ESQ. Associate Carlton Fields, P.A.

BRANDYSS Y. HOWARD

CFO/Cofounder How We See It, Inc

Therapist Sadie’s Daughter, Inc./Sadie’s Kids

DAVID WARD

Director - Telematics & Connected Technology Ryder System, Inc.

JODANE CRAIGMAN Creative Director Intravate Consultants

SHIRLINE JEAN

Film Producer Florida Film House

President & CEO Apexa Consulting

TIANNA S. WARD

Senior Manager of Strategic Pricing & Analytics World Fuel Services, Inc.


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ALEXIA ROLLE - President

Dr. Alexia Q. Rolle, a graduate of UCF and NSU, is director of Career and Technical Education at Miami Dade College. Rolle also serves as president of the executive board for Legacy 40 Under 40, board chair of Black Professionals Network, and Director of Operations with DIBIA Dream. Rolle, a MiamiDade (Homestead) naive, is committed to the enhancement of her community.

STEPHANE ELIAS - Vice President

Stephane Elias is a Haitian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder/CEO of E-nnovative Health; a digital health firm. Elias serves as a trusted adviser to leading healthcare organizations, health systems, medical group practices, community health centers and not-forprofits.

ZEDRICK BARBER - Parliamentarian By Laws Committee Chairman

Zedrick Barber II, Esq., is a leading attorney with great legal prowess and acumen dedicated to obtaining justice. As principal attorney of the Barber Firm, LLC., his practice expands throughout Florida. Best known for his advocacy on behalf of families killed by Brightline (Florida’s high speed train), his practice focuses on wrongful death law, personal injury law, criminal misconduct and contract litigation. Hailing from West Palm Beach, Zedrick is a double graduate of Florida A&M University and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

ZACHARY RINKINS - Secretary Zach Rinkins is a lifelong South Floridian committed to economic empowerment and service. He wrote I Am College Material! Your Guide to Unlimited College, Career and

40 UNDER 40 Executive Board OFFICERS

Life Success (Australia Publishing) to close the achievement gap and give parents, teachers, and students a competitive advantage over the college experience. An Associated Press awardwinning communicator, he is a graduate of Florida A&M University and a recipient of the prestigious Knight-Ridder Silver Knight Award in Speech. Fundraising/Special Events

KASSANDRA CENEAS - Chairwoman

Kassandra Ceneas is CEO of “ Convivial Link.” One of her greatest passions was to build a professional networking event to unite and develop professional relationships that boost an individual’s future business and connect them with the right prospects to find out about new trends in today’s competitive industry. She is the president of the “Haitian-American Historic Society,” designed to unite and promote historic awareness of the Haitian-American culture. She is a trained mediator for Florida Supreme Court in Circuit Civil cases. Ceneas’ educational background includes a bachelor’s in Communications from Nova Southeastern University in Davie. Ceneas is an adventurous mentor and entrepreneur at heart who believes that failure will never overtake if her determination to succeed is always stronger.

Marketing/PR

CRYSTAL MATHIS - Chairwoman

Born and raised in Lauderhill, Crystal Chanel is the owner of Press Release Marketing, LLC, a full-service marketing company that offers event hosting, social media management, business development, community engagement, and influencer endorsement. When hosting, Chanel is known to have a dynamic presence. Whether hosting a gala, wine tasting, business conference, spiritual affair, or talk forum, Chanel is always ready to use her strategic event marketing skills to make any affair an unforgettable one.

Membership

JERVONTE EDMONDS - Chair

Jervonte “Tae” Edmonds is the founder and CEO of Suits For Seniors Inc., a youth preparedness and exposure program. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science from Florida Atlantic University.

Edmonds is the author of Adventures of the Rich and Famous, a book that teaches young children they were made to be great in life. Edmonds believes everyone should, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world”– Gandhi

NICOLE PETERKIN

Nicole Cummings Peterkin is an engineering program manager at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Peterkin has worked at Aerojet Rocketdyne for 13 years. She started as an intern when the company was known as Pratt & Whitney. In addition to her work at Aerojet, Peterkin works to promote STEM enrichment in schools and raise knowledge and awareness of engineering within the community. She regularly visits local schools to expose students to the excitement of being an engineer.

LATOYA STIRRUP

Entrepreneur, producer, strategist LaToya Stirrup gets things done. With more than 15 years of experience in advertising and marketing, Stirrup is able to bring a wealth of knowledge to any business challenge. She’s a speaker and cofounder of KAZMALEJE, founding member and president of Digital Grass Innovation & Technology, co-host of Tech, Beats & Bytes, and co-host of Stir it Up! Wednesdays during the “Midday Meditation” show on 92.7 FM WZOP.

RICHARD WAY

Richard Way III is a Merrill Financial Solutions adviser at Bank of America serving south Broward County. Way, native of Miami, earned his bachelor’s of science in finance at Florida Memorial University and his MBA at Florida

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A&M University respectively. Outside of his financial services office, Way is a co-owner of Wisemen Music Group, an upcoming music production company, and owner of Urban Miami Inc., a south Florida media company. Way is involved in various professional organizations that continue to enhance the social and service culture is south Florida and will continue to support programs and initiatives directed towards positive growth in south Florida.

ASHLEE THOMAS

Ashlee Thomas is committed to building thriving arts communities and considers herself a cultural ambassador of South Florida. A graduate of Florida State University and Florida International University, she has a strong background in business, arts, and public administration. She has worked in management at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center & Adrienne Arsht Center. She is the co-founder and president of MUCE, an arts production company that brings brands and ideas to life with art. Follow her @muce305

DARRYL FORGES

Darryl Forges is a reporter for NBC 6 from Atlanta, Georgia. Besides reporting for NBC 6. Forges also co-founded, produces and hosts a weekly segment called “The NBC 6 Breakdown” that focuses on the biggest topics affecting Millennials. Before coming to South Florida Forges was a reporter for WAKA/WNCF in Montgomery, Alabama. While there, Forges won several awards from the Associated Press and the Alabama Broadcasters Association. Since Forges moved to South Florida he has covered several hurricanes, elections, other national stories, and interviewed politicians and celebrities including Oprah, John Legend, and Common. Forges has received an Emmy nomination for his hard work on breaking news coverage. When Forges is away from the demanding grind of South Florida news he enjoys emceeing and hosting events for the community, and also enjoying quality time with his dog Nola. Forges is also: treasurer of the NABJ South Florida Chapter, Legacy Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Future Black Leaders recipient, and 40 Under 40 executive board member.

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CHAIRWOMAN’S REPORT

New Mental Health Facility Ends Criminalization of Mental Illness

Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson.

BY AUDREY M. EDMONSON

One of the most heartbreaking things about mental illness is that so many of the mentally ill become homeless and often end up in jail

instead of receiving the care they need. As home to the largest percentage of people with serious mental illnesses of any urban community in the United States, Miami-Dade County has been hit especially hard by the de facto criminalization of mental illness in our society. On any given day, the County jail houses approximately 2,400 individuals who require psychiatric treatment – a majority of our inmates. It’s a tragedy that affects people of all ages – young, middle-aged and old. But there is finally reason to celebrate, because change is coming. As a longtime advocate for the creation of a mental health facility to properly treat the mentally ill, I was thrilled to participate in the recent groundbreaking of the Miami Center for Mental Health and Recovery at 2200 N.W. 7th Ave. The 181,000-square-foot

building, which will be completed in approximately 20 months, will have a capacity for 208 beds and offer a comprehensive array of mental health, substance abuse, and primary healthcare services, as well as employment and vocational training services and re-entry assistance upon discharge. The estimated county taxpayer cost to house people with mental illnesses in jail is half a million dollars per day, or $180 million annually, with little impact on reducing recidivism and virtually no return on investment. That’s why there’s such a great need for a facility like this one, which will offer a comprehensive continuum of services targeting high-cost, highneed individuals who are most often underserved by the public health system. By housing a comprehensive

array of services and support in one location, and providing re-entry assistance upon discharge to the community, the Miami Center for Mental Health and Recovery will eliminate many of the barriers and obstacles to navigating traditional community mental health and social services. By addressing critical treatment needs that have gone unmet in the past, it will reduce the likelihood of recidivism to homelessness and the justice system in the future. It’s a proud day for the County, a great deal for the taxpayers, and a godsend to the many people in our community who will benefit from its services. Audrey M. Edmonson is chairwoman of the Miami-Dade County Commission. n

BUSINESS REPORT

Our Open Secret: We Are Diverse, But Not Inclusive

BY BEATRICE LOUISSAINT

Miami is one of the most diverse cities in our nation with people who come to live here from all over the world. There are more than two dozen languages spoken in our public schools. Our proximity to Latin America and the Caribbean makes our

location ideal for global trade. Yet, are we really as accepting of others as we should be? Are we open to other cultures and people? Are there opportunities for upward mobility for all? Is there shared power? Do we do business with people who do not look like us or speak the same language that we do? Do we have genuine relationships and friendships with those of different races and religions? When was the last time we opened our homes for dinner to someone who did not look like us? Does what happens in Little Havana matter to those who live in Overtown? Is what happens in Little Haiti important to the residents of Coral Gables? Sadly, there are residents who feel left out and marginalized by the fact that this community that I love so much is diverse but does

not always practice inclusion. This is our open secret. Just look around you. We are never going to remain a

“Sadly, there are residents who feel left out and marginalized by the fact that this community that I love so much is diverse but does not always practice inclusion.” great city and reach our full potential and be the model for the rest of the nation if we do not care about what happens to all citizens of this community – whether they speak the same language or are of the same race, practice the same religion or have the

same socioeconomic status that we do. I encourage you to begin to do something to be more inclusive of all of Miami’s citizens. We are all in this together. If we can identify our common interests and work for our common good and commit to our common benefit, we can change for the better our common destiny. Beatrice Louissaint is president and CEO of the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council. The vision of the FSMSDC is a diverse and inclusive environment where economic success is achieved. To learn more about the FSMSDC, visit fsmsdc.org or call (305) 762-6151. n


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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Media Entrepreneur Builds Pipeline for South Florida Film Industry BY KALLAN LOUIS

Before Marco Malinet, also known as Marco Mall, became a serial entertainment and marketing entrepreneur, before he managed tours for Grammy-awarding winning

Marco Malinet

performer T-Pain, or before he ran one of his several businesses, he was a kid from Miami with an ambitious mother that empowered him to become a businessman. “When I was 18 and going to Miami-Dade College, my mom took me to the Pioneer Mall and hands me the keys and says this is my business,” Malinet said. It was a small room with a window and a rack of about 12 dresses per table and cash register. “She said, this is how I’m going to survive and pay for college,” he added. Malinet turned that opportunity into an $80,000 business by the time he left Miami to attend Florida A&M University. While in school in Tallahassee, he became the sales and promotions manager at a local radio station, WVHT, and was president of the Tallahassee Hot Boyz Enterprise,

others. T-Pain was one of the Tallahassee Hot Boyz DJs. As his popularity rose, Malinet was part of the team. He helped establish T-Pain’s record label, Nappy Boy Entertainment. In the music industry, Malinet said he felt restricted regarding the type of songs and content he could promote. That’s when he turned to film. Ten years ago, after returning to Miami, Malinet co-created the Florida Film House. He, along with his team, discovered and developed young talented filmmakers, producers, writers and actors. FFH shoots, edits and produces films, television programming, and other videos. “In film, I knew I could do it myself,” he said. “I can create the content that is going to make a difference and show us how we want to be seen. I can tell our stories and then teach others to tell our stories.” Now 39, Malinet has gone further in developing content creators through his annual Urban Film The Florida Film House’s Marco Malinet (far right) meets with the late filmmaker John Singleton (center) and his FFH Festival and his quarterly partner Blademil Grullon. 1st Take Youth program, which owned which exposes underserved more than a dozen local youth to the film industry. “In film, I knew I could do it myself. I can businesses and “We’re going to end up growing create the content that is going to make a promoted parties a community and the culture in South and concerts with Florida and throughout Florida, difference and show us how we want to be major music artists similar to what Tyler Perry has done seen. I can tell our stories and then teach including: T-Pain, in Atlanta.” n Chris Brown, Kanye others to tell our stories.” West , E-40, Rick Ross, Akon and


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PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP

The ‘Robin Hood of Media’ Hopes to Give Black Businesses a Seat at the Table

Joseph Ellick is an account executive and media director at Sonshine Communications. Photo courtesy of Ricardo Reyes, AVP/Creative Director, Sonshine Communications.

BY CHRISTIAN PORTILLA

Joseph Ellick may be one of Legacy Miami’s youngest 40 Under 40 honorees. The 28-year-old is an account executive

for Sonshine Communication, the largest black-owned advertising company in the United States. The Miami firm services major clients such as FPL. Ellick oversees any public relations communication and social media for these high-profile clients. The communications specialist maintains he is well respected at his firm, and for good reasons. Ellick is an expert in video editing and creative content production. In addition, he is a partner in Highly Unique, a media and radio station company based in Atlanta with plans to expand to South Florida. Ellick said his goal is to highlight rising stars in South Florida. “Because I was very involved in sports and did work with ESPN, NASCAR and in television, I was afforded the opportunity to get out of school and be one of the top media specialists in Florida among my peers,” said the Florida Memorial University broadcast graduate. “I’m excited to create Highly Unique as a platform to give

people the shine they need to create more opportunities.” Ellick says one of the pillars of his work is to show the positive side of the black community. However, he says he has noticed a disadvantage of media access among his peers. As a result, he wants to open the gate so that more black businesses benefit from his services at Sonshine. “Sometimes there’s a circle of people in South Florida that only help each other, but since I’m in the circle of the gatekeepers, I can expand it and bring that access outside of that limited circle,” Ellick said. “I want to be the Robin Hood of media. That’s what my father said my job is. He says it all the time. I’m also younger than a lot of people who have a seat at the table, so I connect to people differently. Although I’m in the office and corporate, I don’t just have my ear to the streets; I’m there, I’m in it, I’m with the people so I understand the media and the stories written.”

Black PR Wire, Inc is another venture of Sonshine that Ellick helps operate. The company’s database holds a listing of more than 1,200 black-owned publications and media including a listing of prominent black journalists throughout the United States and the Caribbean Ellick maintains Black PR Wire is the nation’s premier news distribution service center. He says his favorite part of his job is helping people and giving muchneeded media exposure to businesses that otherwise lack the access or funds to hire branding and public relations companies. “A lot of the clients don’t have money or someone to write a story or release on what they’re doing,” Ellick said. “I’ll write their stories and releases and send them out to all the black media across the country to allow them to be seen. It’s a cool thing; it’s my favorite thing to do, to help people share their story.” n

CAREER LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

You Should Always Share What You Know

BY MARY DAVIDS

Whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder or trying to build your business, it is important that you resist the urge to be selfish with the things you know. Knowledge isn’t power unless it is shared. What you do with what you know secures the things you desire. Great leaders and entrepreneurs use

what they know to develop solutions to problems. Holding the answers to solutions only breeds frustration in others because it creates a negative feeling of dependency on one source for information. Certainly, you could say, “Well, Mary, it took me a very long time to accumulate this knowledge and I should be the only one with this information because I worked hard for it.” This way of thinking can prevent you from the very thing you’re trying to guarantee. You don’t need to keep everything inside to signify your worth. When you are selfish with what you know: You can’t build trust. People need to know you are someone who has a genuine desire to help them. When your network can rely on you for information, they are more likely to provide you with helpful information as well. On the other hand, if you refuse to share your knowledge with ease,

you create a perception that you have a self-serving motive, which limits your ability to build a trusted network. You limit your options. It is a crucial error in judgment to think that if you set yourself up to become the main source or the only source in your workplace that you are exempt from being fired. You’re wrong. If value were based solely on knowledge, everyone would be replaceable. Never get too comfortable storing your house with food that you forget how to hunt. When you become too comfortable holding information, you can lose sight of the importance in continuing to cultivate your craft. You forget your true value. Whether you’re working in an office or if you’re a business owner, there is value in the uniqueness of being you. The idea that someone will come along and take what is yours is a false notion that prevents you from seeing the significance of learning how to use

your unique value to your advantage. The difference between the information you have and the information they have is they are not equipped with the unique skill set, characteristics, mindset, or intellectual capacity to do the same things you can do with the same information. Never put more value on the process than you do in people. Being selfish with your knowledge makes sense when money is the motivating factor, but if your desire is to help others, what difference does it make if you share your recipe when your goal was to feed the needy? Mary V. Davids is an executive career and leadership development coach and owner of D&M Consulting Services, LLC. For more career tips and advice visit www.marydavids.com or follow @ MVDavids on Instagram or Twitter. n


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Information Technology TechHire Bootcamps are designed to enrich our future workforce in the Information Technology Industry. Our goal is to create a talent supply for the Information Technology Industry by Building Tech Pioneers of Tomorrow.

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Aviation Training

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Pre-Apprenticeships

CareerSource South Florida has partnered with various youth organizations like The National Flight Academy in order to expose youth to future career pathways in the Aerospace Industry.

Through a partnership with the Miami Dade College School of Business and the Center for Financial Training, the Future Banker Camp prepares youth for a career in the financial services.

In partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the Miami-Dade Youth Pre-Apprenticeship Career and Technical Training Program was established. In an effort to increase student exposure to the twelve trades, CSSF provides a paid summer internship opportunity.

To learn more about CareerSource South Florida Youth Services visit us at www.careersourcesfl.com CareerSource South Florida is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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COVER STORY

Millennials Lead the Way in Legacy Miami’s 2019 Class of ‘40 Under 40’ BY ZACH RINKINS

Amid regional discussions about the brain drain of young talent leaving South Florida, Legacy magazine presents its 2019 class of “40 Under 40 Leaders of Today and Tomorrow.” This year’s class showcases a broad swathe of honorees representing the academy, corporate America, as well as the private and public sectors. Their combination of achievement, service, and raw potential creates an emphatic statement: These Millennials are the region’s succession plan and they are here to stay and serve. “I created the 40 Under 40 recognition to honor the contributions of Millennials in South Florida’s Black community,” said Dexter Bridgeman, CEO of MIA Media Group, LLC, publisher of Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida. “We are excited to highlight their accomplishments professionally and civically. Our entire community needs to know who these achievers are.” Millennials Mean Business The Pew Research Center defines a Millennial as anyone born between 1981 and 1996. This year’s class is dominated by Millennials (97.5 percent). The average honoree is 34 years old. The oldest is 40 and the youngest is 26. These honorees are not likely to wait and ask permission for their chance in life. They are either occupied preparing themselves for their next career move or refining their inner capitalist as 47.5 percent of these recipients run part-time or full-time businesses. Honorees Joshua and Jeremy Mathis are confronting South Florida’s housing affordability crisis as co-owners of Freedom Cash Home Buyers, a company that buys homes for cash. “All of the houses we flip are sold to working-class blue-collar families. We help them get pre-approved for the mortgage and work with them every step of the way to insure they get the

taking the LSAT and law school admissions. In reality, black attorneys make up only 4 percent of all attorneys in Florida and 3.3 percent of all attorneys in the United States.” Gibbs continued, “As an Academic Success professor, I have the privilege of being a counselor, mentor, advocate, bar coach, administrator, and educator in one job. I hope that some of my students will go on to do amazing things in the legal community.” Millennials Serve Their Communities A significant segment (37.5 percent) of the awardees work in the public sector through churches, government Legacy Miami 40 Under 40 honorees Marco Malinet, Latrice Hill, Christina Spigner, Dr. Tracy Timberlake, and Jeff Rocker positions, schools, or stand in the lobby of Acqualina Resort and Spa in Sunny Isles. non-profit organizations. And 100 percent of them five percent of the honorees received loan and can become homeowners,” provide pro bono professional services undergraduate degrees, 63 percent Joshua Mathis said. “For our rental to low-income people and have obtained graduate degrees, and 30 properties, we have some of the percent earned doctorate degrees. Many memberships in service organizations. nicest units available to rent in the Honoree McKenzie Fleurimond neighborhoods we was elected as commissioner for the serve. The best part “I created the 40 Under 40 recognition to City of North Miami Group 5 last year. is we charge below few people get elected by market rates.” honor the contributions of Millennials in South voters“Very to have a seat at the table,” said The identical Fleurimond, who also owns McKenzie twins say they are Florida’s Black community....” Insurance Group, Inc. “Public Service working to locate Dexter Bridgeman, gives me the ability to affect positive municipalities that CEO of MIA Media Group, LLC, publisher change in the lives of others through would work with of Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida. the legislative process and advocacy. them to develop The biggest benefit in serving North affordable housing in Miami Beach residents is helping of them have taken their academic the communities they serve. mastery back into the classroom to help constituents resolve issues that “We were inspired to go into may have seemed insurmountable,” develop a strong pipeline of educated business so that we could enjoy Fleurimond added. “Constituent service freedom and positively impact the lives and competent young people. is a priority for me.” “I have a few cousins who are of people that work with us,” Jeremy Whether at work or in the attorneys, so, becoming an attorney Mathis said. community, these honorees are was not a big deal for me,” said Tia committed to service and excellence. Gibbs, professor of Academic Success Millennials Value Education Miami’s future is in very capable and at St. Thomas University’s School of Roughly 27.5 percent of Miamiservice-oriented hands. Law. “I took for granted that I knew Dade County residents have earned a n the process of becoming a lawyer like bachelor’s degree or higher. Eighty-


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School Choice Rooted in Overcoming Inequality public schools, and she was bused to school every day. And that little girl was me.” Biden’s response was slow and incoherent. He clearly stumbled after her comments. Days later Sen. Harris backtracked her statements and agreed with Biden’s position on voluntary busing. Her political theater was for the camera and it worked, but educational equity shouldn’t be used to score a fake “I gotcha” moment. These are serious issues for many generations of African Americans. Biden has been a stalwart advocate for civil rights, which is why Obama selected him for the ticket in 2008. Harris’ attack indirectly questioned the ObamaBiden administration’s record on civil rights and education reform. I suspect the Obama record on education policy will only intensify as long as Biden is in the race, but it’s to be expected. Obama-Biden outwardly bucked their own political party and labor unions on education policy, two entities largely responsible for campaign dollars and voter support.

BY CHRISTOPHER NORWOOD, J.D.

It’s amazing that school desegregation became a hot topic in the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary. Vice President Biden took some real blows from Sen. Kamala Harris over his record of opposing federal mandatory busing 40 years ago. She said, “…There was a little girl in California who was part of the second class to integrate her

While campaigning in 2008, Obama-Biden promised to double the Federal Charter School Program. In the first year of power, they provided a 20 percent increase from the previous Republican administration and steadily increased since. Many in the party hide the fact that the Democratic National Committee platform supports non-profit public charter schools. There’s a reason why charter schools are supported by the National Democratic Party platform. It’s because school choice is fundamentally rooted in overcoming inequality. Kenneth Clark, Ph.D., an expert witness for Brown vs. Board of Education, spoke at the National Conference for Equal Education Opportunity in America’s Cities sponsored by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 1967. Clark emphatically stated that for there to be “effective, non-racially constrained” public education, there must be “viable competitors” to public schools, because “present patterns of public school organization are themselves a principal

factor in inhibiting efforts to improve the quality of education.” Fifty years later, we find ourselves defending education equity against special interests. Candidates will not win the White House in 2020 with a monolithic view on public education within the Democratic Party. Electoral success in key swing states like Florida is essential. In South Florida, 60 percent of parents overwhelmingly select schools of choice for their kids. The same is true in other swing states like Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Candidates for the Democratic nomination should respect the decisions of parents and the National Democratic Platform. We need the “D” back in Democracy! Christopher Norwood, J.D. is the spokesman for the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida and principal of The Norwood Consulting Group - chris@ chrisnorwood.com n

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Beware of Who You Bring When Negotiating or Mediating

BY STANLEY ZAMOR

I was recently called by a mediator colleague who seemed hushed, rushed and speaking in a whispering tone. He was at the commencement of mediation and excused himself to secretly call me in private. He nervously explained that as he was about to start a commercial mediation conference, and while ushering the plaintiff and his attorney into the conference room, they abruptly stopped, turned around

and refused to enter after seeing that the defendant and the defendant’s attorney were sitting with a third person unrelated to the lawsuit. The plaintiff was highly upset and marched into a smaller conference room stating that he refused to mediate if the other person stayed in the mediation. The plaintiff felt that the third person was largely responsible for most of the dispute. The defendants insisted the third person stay. The defendants being sued is a small family business and its principal individually. The third person identified himself as an attorney and a Certified Public Accountant, but wanted to participate in support of his cousin (the business owner) and as a friend of the business. He initially assisted with the company’s accounting, vendor accounts, and setup. My colleague stated that he knew the intricacies of the Florida Mediation rules/ statutes procedures but was stuck. He did not know quite what to do since both sides appeared so rigid and this mediation took months to set up. What to do?

Insight, Party Self-Determination Mediation is a consensual process whereby parties have the unique opportunity to be in control of their own destiny. Unlike being in court or arbitration, parties can determine how they negotiate and with who. Often, one side may bring someone to the mediation that the other side feels disrupts negotiations. A skilled mediator will know the difference and will encourage a constructive process and dialogue.

My Suggestion, How to Discuss Participation With the defendant, discuss that only named parties and parties of interest participate in mediation. However, if the plaintiff agrees, there will be restrictions that must be adhered to. The mediator will ask the third party to leave if his behavior is less than constructive. With the plaintiff, discuss how a third party may have a value and influence on how the defendant negotiates by setting them at ease. People usually negotiate better when they feel supported and less stressed, and when anxiety doesn’t cloud

their judgment.

Outcome I was later told that the third-party participated in the mediation conference and offered several strategies regarding how to resolve the matter while maintaining vital portions of the business relationship. They settled in four hours. Stanley Zamor is a Florida Supreme Court Certified circuit, family, county mediator; primary trainer; and qualified arbitrator. Zamor serves on several federal and state mediation and arbitration rosters and mediates with the Agree2Disagree Mediation Group. As an ADR consultant, he regularly lectures about a variety of topics from ethics, cross-cultural issues, diversity, bullying, and family/business relationships. szamor@effectivemediation consultants.com www.effectivemediationconsultants.com www.LinkedIn.com/in/stanleyzamoradr (954) 261-8600 n


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Makiba J. Foster, manager of the AfricanAmerican Research Library and Cultural Center

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As the new leader of the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center of Broward County Libraries, it is my pleasure to share with you a new vision for our evolving and maturing organization. Throughout my career, I believe that my success was brought about because of my commitment to working towards

a greater level of engagement with the communities that I serve. Although I am a recent transplant to South Florida, I am quickly learning about the issues and concerns that deeply impact the community and how AARLCC is not only a source of local pride but also a physical manifestation of the blood, sweat, and tears of generations of Black people who sought out spaces and opportunities to safely educate, celebrate, and congregate. Within our community, those same needs are still true today. Under my leadership, my goal is to become a more agile institution responsive to the interests of the community. Our willingness for reinvention and the ability to consistently demonstrate our value will allow us to maintain and enhance existing partnerships, but also produce new synergies with organizations whose missions align with ours. As AARLCC readies to celebrate its 17th anniversary, the team at AARLCC has recommitted ourselves to the goal of addressing some of the needs of the

community by providing access to premier research and circulating collections, producing engaging and enjoyable programs, and sharing innovative and relevant services. One such program I am excited to introduce to the community is our new speaker series called “Cultural Conversations at the Center,” designed to move the Black experience and culture from the margins of history to center. As an anchor institution and cultural center within the heart of a historic Black community, AARLCC is committed to creating experiences that broaden minds and impact lives for the better. This new program provides a platform where we will host intellectually stimulating programs featuring guests whose research and scholarship celebrates and illuminates the known and unknown parts of Black history and culture. Invited speakers represent renowned thought and industry leaders, scholars, educators, filmmakers, artists and many more. Mark your calendars for the first

Thursday of every month from 6 p.m.8:30 p.m. The debut of this series will be September 5, where we are excited to host Dr. Stefan M. Bradley, professor and chairman of the African-American Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif. Bradley will lead a lively lecture and conversation about “Black Student Activism: From Black Greek Letter Organizations to Black Lives Matter,” sharing the history of Black student activism, which changed higher education relative to social justice and racial equality. As the inaugural speaker, Bradley’s lecture is a special educational companion to our popular social event #DestinationFriday, with the month of September celebrating the Black Greek Letter Organizations that make up the “Divine 9.” I look forward to your support to make this new series a success! Makiba J. Foster is manager of the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center. n


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ABOUT TOWN The South Florida Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists hosted Scholarships on the Seas to fund raise for scholarships for aspiring journalists, Aug. 7, 2019, at the Bill Bird Marina at Haulover Park, Miami.

Donovan Campbell, Sheryl Underwood, Jawan Strader, Russell Motley, Calvin Hughes

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The Broward Education Foundation kicked off its Back-to-School Drive to support students and teachers in Broward County Public Schools, July 8-Aug. 12, 2019.

WPC Quiet Storm Award reception with 2019 nominees, past honorees, attendees, and supporters. Florida Representative Patricia H. Williams; Shea Ciriago, Broward Education Foundation

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Jeannie Wong, 2018 Quiet Storm honoree Winnie Tang, 2019 honoree Marie Woodson, Woodie Lesesne, 2019 honoree Raisa Segueira, 2012 honoree Maria Hidalgo Diaz

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Business leaders, donors and Broward Education Foundation board members gathered at the School Supply Center in Pompano Beach to kick start the 2019 Back-to-School Supply Drive.


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ABOUT TOWN Black Owned Media Alliance (BOMA) hosts symposium on Getting to Know Black-owned Media, July 24, Little Haiti Cultural Center.

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Melissa Hunter Davis - events chair at BOMA Ronna Scott of Guardian Ad Litem asking a question

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The Gamma Zeta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. hosted approximately 200 women at its 7th annual Frederica S. Wilson’s Pumps, Pearls and Politics event, July 20, 2019, at Florida Memorial University.

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LEGACY BRIEFS BILZIN SUMBERG ELECTS ALBERT DOTSON JR. AS MANAGING PARTNER

Albert E. Dotson Jr. will succeed John Sumberg as managing director at Bilzin Sumberg, a prominent multidisciplinary law firm with offices in Brickell. Sumberg will assume the role of the firm’s chairman. A member Dotson of the firm’s executive committee, Dotson chairs its Land Development & Government Relations Practice Group. “It is a great privilege and honor to be chosen by my colleagues to serve as Bilzin Sumberg’s next managing partner,” said the Vanderbilt University-trained attorney. “This is an exciting time for Miami and our firm is playing a central role in its emergence as a global market.” Dotson’s two-year term commences with the new year.

McCORMICK NAMED CHAIRMAN OF FMU BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees has named William McCormick as its new chairman. The board voted unanimously on his selection during its annual meeting on May 10. McCormick is an FMU alumnus who has served as a McCormick member of the board of trustees since May 10, 2013. “It’s rewarding to serve my alma mater, Florida Memorial University, and an honor to be selected by my fellow trustees to assume the chairman’s position,” McCormick said.” I am humbled to be following Attorney Jolinda Herring’s tenure of exemplary leadership. I look forward to working with my fellow board members and the university’s leadership to ensure continued growth and student success.” McCormick is founder and CEO of Tamarac-based Americlaims Billing, Inc., a national healthcare and medical billing service firm that provides end-to-end revenue cycle management services for healthcare providers across the country. McCormick brings a level of energy, expectations and

excellence similar to when he was a standout student-athlete at FMU from 1983 to 1987. “As one of the most popular and outstanding students to ever attend Florida Memorial University, I am not surprised by his long standing professional success, community leadership and his committed service to his alma mater,” said Erma Williams, former dean of Student Affairs during McCormick’s time on campus. He was destined for such a time as this.”

SOUTH FLORIDA CDC HIRES REEDER AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The South Florida Community Development Coalition board of directors recently hired Ranata Reeder as its executive director. Reeder succeeds Shekeria Brown who served at the helm for more than four years. SFCDC expands Reeder affordable housing and economic opportunities for low and moderate-income individuals throughout Miami-Dade County. “We are very excited to welcome Ranata to SFCDC,” said Gretchen Beesing, SFCDC’s board chairwoman. “Ranata brings incredible expertise in combining community development policy and training, which will benefit our membership and the greater Miami community.” Reeder brings an exciting vision, a comprehensive grasp of community development policy, and a commitment to SFCDC’s mission. She comes to SFCDC with a strong background in community development. Reeder has led successful initiatives for Transportation for America, Smart Growth America, and the City of Greensboro. “I am honored to join South Florida Community Development Coalition as its executive director,” Reeder said. “I look forward to continuing the incredible work set forth by SFCDC in the areas of affordable housing and community development in Miami-Dade County.” For more information, log on to www.https://southfloridacdc.org.

BLACK ARCHIVES EXECUTIVE TIMOTHY BARBER APPOINTED TO AAAM BOARD

The board of directors for the Association of African-American Museums appointed Timothy A. Barber to its governing body. AAAM was established to provide

professional development and networking opportunities to its membership base and to African American and African Diaspora audiences. Barber is the longtime executive director of the Black Archives, Barber History and Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. “It is an honor and a privilege to be selected to serve on the board of directors for the AAAM,” Barber said. “The work that I am doing here locally and on a national level with AAAM is more than just a job to me. This is a large part of my life’s purpose, and I find great satisfaction in knowing that the work I’m doing today will help to ensure that our stories live beyond my time on this earth.” AAAM has membership of more than 500 national and international institutions that include cultural organizations, historical societies, and museums, which not only collect, preserve, and exhibit objects valuable to art, history and science, but also educational institutions, research agencies, and cultural centers. AAAM and its board of directors support the goals of African-American museums and museum professionals through professional development, member services, and annual national conferences. Explore AAAM and its member institutions at www.blackmuseums.org

CHRISTINE JOHNSON JOINS MIAMI-DADE BEACON COUNCIL LEADERSHIP TEAM

Miami-Dade County Beacon Council leaders hired Christine Johnson as vice president of Innovation and Economic Development. The council is a publicprivate partnership that serves as the Johnson official economic development organization for Miami-Dade County. Johnson is charged with leading recruitment, retention, and expansion efforts for the technology and innovation sectors. She brings to the role more than 10 years of experience developing entrepreneurial ecosystems. A graduate of Notre Dame of

Maryland University, Johnson understands the importance of leveraging resources and brokering strategic relationships to foster a community’s growth. Her impact on MiamiDade’s innovation ecosystem is palpable, driving inclusion and thought-leadership not only through The Beacon Council but also via participation in, among others, the Miami DDA’s Technology Advisory Group and the Vizcaya Museum’s Technology Advisory Committee. Find out more information at www.beaconcouncil.com

MEDIA MOGUL JAMARLIN MARTIN KEYNOTES BOMA SYMPOSIUM

Jamarlin Martin, founder of Bossip and Madame Noire, delivered an insightful keynote address during the Black-Owned Media Alliance’s fourth annual symposium showcasing matters that impact the Black community Martin and media outlets that serve the Diaspora. The symposium is an annual opportunity to get to know Black media in South Florida. Sponsors included Florida Power & Light, The Knight Foundation, WOW Marketing, Miami-Dade County Commissioners Barbara Jordan, Dennis Moss, and Jean Monestime. “When you are building a business in a rapidly changing industry you are going to have to be ahead of the game,” Martin said. “You are going to have to tap into the people who are going to be the leaders a year from now, two years from now, three years from now, five years from now.” Martin’s foresight in the digital stratosphere for the culture of Black people guided him in the right direction of creating an online portal for Black people looking for their news.

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